[clo-devel] future of common-lisp.net

morten44 at bgxmail.net morten44 at bgxmail.net
Wed Oct 19 12:09:15 UTC 2005

Dear Mario

I will take over this project,

please send me details,

best regards

Morten Gulbrandsen

-----Original message-----
From: "Mario S. Mommer" mmommer at common-lisp.net
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 11:27:45 -0700
To: Administration list for common-lisp org admin at common-lisp.net
Subject: [clo-devel] future of common-lisp.net

> Hello,
> There is a larguish problem with common-lisp.net. That problem simply
> is that its main admin and otherwise responsible guy (that is, me),
> has simply had more than enough of it. I just do not want to do this
> any longer. I enjoyed it for a long time but that time has been over
> for a while.
> I don't think that things are going well with common-lisp.net as they
> are. The projects page is abandoned. We are still running debian
> woody. This sort of thing happens because I do not have the time, the
> expertise, or simply the energy to do better, and because there is no
> real infrastructure for sharing responsibilities. A project like this
> should have one, but I don't have the energy nor the time of building
> one.
> Thus, I have decided to stop accepting new projects and begin to think> about a way out of this.
> Perhaps someone else might want to take over, which means taking over
> completely, including organizing the hosting. I will assist with
> whatever help is needed for the transition, which, BTW, is fairly
> simple. If you run a modern 2.6 kernel with masquerading capabilities,
> common-lisp.net is just a single (resource-heavy) application. But
> whoever takes over - be warned. Sooner or later you will have to solve
> the infrastructure problem I mentioned above.
> (And obviously, there is some selectivity about who might take over.)
> If nobody feels like taking over, I will shut down common-lisp.net at
> the end December 2005.
> I'm sorry.
> Regards,
>         Mario.
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